Academic & Professional Titles in
Irish Studies
August 2019
This Month's Featured Titles
Frenzy and Betrayal
The Anatomy of a Political Assassination
By  Alan Shatter
 
On May 6, 2014, two reports wrongly condemning the conduct of Alan Shatter, the Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, were delivered to government buildings in Dublin. Pressured by Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Shatter resigned from the Cabinet the next day, his reputation and political career in tatters. This is the deeply disturbing story of how a dedicated, truthful and progressive Irish cabinet minister was falsely accused of wrongdoing, and his traumatic five-year battle for vindication and the truth.
 
ISBN 9781785372377
Merrion Press
 
Ireland in the European Eye
Edited by  Gisela Holfter and   Bettina Migge
 
The book examines the historical background and contextualization of Ireland in Europe; representations of Ireland in European literature and Irish literature in Europe; Irish art, architecture, film and music in European discourses; and European studies, tourism and journalism.
 
ISBN 9781911479024
Royal Irish Academy
 
The Shattered Worlds of Standish O'Grady
An Irish life in Writing
By  Christopher Boettcher
 
Standish O'Grady (1846–1928) is best remembered as the "Father of the Irish Literary Revival." This book offers an intellectual biography of O'Grady, tracing the tortuous development and influence of his ideas. The portrait of the enigmatic writer contextualizes his role in the rise of Irish nationalism and explores the complexities of political and social affiliations during the first, formative decade of the twentieth century.
 
ISBN 9781846827853
Four Courts Press
 
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